Jobs at Action Against Hunger (ACF)-USA

Action Against Hunger (ACF)-USA is part of the ACF-International Network which works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.
ACF Nigeria is looking for suitable candidates for the following:

Method of Application

The listed vacancies do NOT entail any relocation compensation and priority will be given to locally-based candidates for all areas.
Applications, including CV and Letter of Motivation, should be sent as follows: By email to: Or dropped off to: NO 1, Jerry Gana Close, Utako,Abuja FCT
  • Safety & Security Manager
    Reporting to the Country Director, the SSM provides daily safety and security support to the ACF Mission in Nigeria. Regularly reviews, and amends as necessary, all Nigeria based Safety and Security policies and procedures. Through validation by the Country Director creates and implements new ACF Nigeria Security and Safety policies and procedures as required. Delivers training and capacity building to all ACF Nigeria staff on Security and Safety requirements and procedures.

    Qualifications & Skills:
    Bachelor's level degree in a relevant field.
    Certification and advanced training in Security Management.
    Experience working in Security management/supervisory role 3+ years, including managing teams.
    Strong verbal, written and communication skills including effective training and facilitation skills.
    Approachable, diplomatic, able to maintain confidentiality.
    Able to work effectively in diverse, cross-cultural teams in a complex, multi-site work environment.
    Computer literacy including all Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Power point).
    Fluency in English, written and spoken.
    Excellent attention to detail, highly organized, rigorous, self-motivated, strong sense of responsibility, ability to work independently.
    Capacity for analysis, synthesis and reporting of large amounts of information.
    Previous experience working for NGOs or INGOs in Nigeria, especially in the northern Nigerian states, is strongly preferred.
    Fluency in one or more National/regional languages, particularly Hausa, a strong asset.

    Location: Abuja
    Experience: 3 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified

  • KAP / IYCF Consultant, Yobe State (1) - SHORT TERM (30 DAYS)
    Purpose:To better address the behaviour that acts as barriers to nutrition
    and adequate Water, Sanitation and Hygiene behaviour in the area, a clear
    understanding of the current Nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene
    knowledge and related practices is necessary

    Qualifications & Skills: Master's degree in MPH, Nutrition, social sciences,
    statistics or related fields; At least 10 years of relevant professional
    experience in data collection and analysis, or WASH related studies and
    programmes, with previous working experience in the UN or other
    International organizations; Working experience in Northern Nigeria is an
    asset; Strong analysis, and good inter-personal communication skills, have
    skills on key statistical software such as SPSS, SMART and Microsoft excel. A
    professional command of English, both oral and written, good report writing

    Interested candidates should submit the following: (1) Technical proposal
    (5 pages Maximum). The technical proposal with methodology both IYCF
    should reflect how the consultant will undertake all of the above mentioned
    activities. (2) Curriculum vitae, 3 pages maximum, with at least 2 letters of
    reference from prior places of employment or contact names and details of your referees. (3) One sample of KAP survey report that she/he has

    Location: Not Specified
    Experience: 0 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified

  • Communications Officer, Jigawa State (1)
    purpose: The Communications Officer will play a key role in implementing the Child Development Grant Programme (CDGP) funded by the UK
    Department for International Development, a joint project being
    implemented by Save the Children UK (SC) and Action Against Hunger (ACF).
    From 2013-2017, CDGP will provide 60,000 pregnant women and mothers
    with children under two with unconditional cash transfers and nutrition
    behaviour change communication training in a bid to contribute to the
    eradication of extreme hunger, malnutrition and poverty in Northern

    Qualifications & Skills: Bachelor's Degree in Media/Communication,
    Marketing or equivalent. Higher level degree and/or significant
    communications expertise preferred; Previous experience with food
    security and livelihoods programming, particularly cash based interventions
    (i.e. cash for work, cash transfers or cash vouchers); Previous experience
    with behaviour change communication programming; Experience in working
    with NGO donor (i.e. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA) funded activities; Fluency in
    Hausa and English (Compulsory)

    Location: Not Specified
    Experience: 0 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified